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Ortho Evra
...  and ethinyl estradiol, Ortho Evra is a medication that is issued to those who want to stay away from becoming pregnant. The drug stops the ovulation process in the body and affects the lining of the uterine wall and the mucous membranes of the cervix. Ortho Evra is used as a patch, meaning, it’s not taken orally like a pill. The medication can’t guarantee safety from acquiring  ...

Endometrial Carcinoma
...  suffer from is called Type I Endometrial Carcinoma. The good thing about it is having a relatively good prognosis. The cancer’s degree of invasion is not too high and only affects part of the uterine wall. On the other hand, the one suffered by post-menopausal women is the Type II Endometrial Carcinoma. Unlike the previous type, this has a poorer prognosis. This is because any one of  ...

Menstrual Cycle
...  is the first phase of the menstrual cycle. Menstruation happens when the uterus releases blood to indicate that fertilization has not taken place. It is the body’s natural way of cleansing the uterine wall which would have been a place where fertilization occured. The unfertilized egg is also discharged but it it too tiny to be seen. As a rule, women monitor their menstrual cycle and use  ...

Uterine Wall
...  composed of the perimetrium, the myometrium and the endometrium. The perimetrium is characterized by an outer layer of thin, visceral peritoneum. A broad ligament then runs and continues on to the uterine wall’s lateral segment. When the peritoneum passes over the urinary bladder, a shallow pouch called the vesicouterine pouch is formed. When an adjustment is made over the rectum, the  ...


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